A very powerful–and possibly for some people, upsetting–depiction and discussion of opioid addiction has been posted by The New York Times. The multi-media feature is crafted from comments by countless people who have lived with substance use disorders, and it traces the process from first exposure through addiction, recovery, relapse, and treatment. It is a remarkable journey as shown in this feature, and will be especially valuable for those people who have a loved one struggling with opioid use disorder.
National discussion grows about Suboxone
A well-written article by writer Jason Cherkis on the Huffington Post site describes one man’s experience with heroin addiction and raises thoughtful questions about treatment options.
Harm reduction, and a tale of two cities
This well-written and carefully reported article in The Nation looks at the dramatically different responses to opioid epidemic in Philadelphia and Vancouver, BC. The quotes from the determined activists who work behind these efforts are …